2008 --> 2009
had fabulous vietnamese chicken curry and zucchini pasta (not related) for dinner, then rang in the new year watching a zydeco band play zimbabwean music in a mostly lesbian bar in urbana. vests were all the rage. thought there would be better champagne in champaign. post-midnight photos of dead mall and deserted medievish hotel and thoughts of dueling pianos gave way to prosecco, ice cream and...